[Athen] Eye gaze technology

Tamara Mariotti TMariotti at mvcc.edu
Tue Jul 27 09:01:54 PDT 2021

This is not eye gaze, but if there is any movement of the head, you might be able to use this SmartNav Head Tracker which has worked well for people I have worked with and the cost is reasonable.

EyeGaze https://eyegaze.com/ and other true eye gaze hardware/software have demos that you can try with the student to also bring them in on the trial of different options. The trials are typically free.

It is more about the access point to which the person requires, and if there is someone that can provide an assistive technology consultation, that might be the best way to know what might work for them. The Vocational Rehabilitation program in your state might be able to assist with that consultation.

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I haven't seen responses to this thread, but would also be interested in any information anyone can share. I'm anticipating a similar need. Thanks!



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Happy Monday!
What eye gaze technology would you recommend for students needing to complete higher levels of math and physics that include drawings?
Has any eye gaze technology been paired with Dragon Naturally Speaking so a student could use both voice and eye gaze?
Does the eye gaze technology cause eye strain, or no more than would looking at a computer screen without using it?

Thank you!

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